Maintaining a healthy eating lifestyle. What to do

Healthy eating

What you eat and when you eat affects the state of your health which also plays a major role in your ability to succeed in most life endeavours. Your diet when combined with physical activity can help you reach and maintain a healthy outlook and reduce risks of chronic ailments such as type 2 diabetes […]

Foods that fight inflammation in the body

Foods that fight inflammation

There are certain foods that prevent inflammation from happening in the body. These foods protect people from diseases of the heart and blood vessels. When combined, these foods are particularly helpful in lowering blood pressure and blood cholesterol levels. They also help in reducing the risk of developing type 2 diabetes among people among high-risk […]

The Upside and Downsides of diets eaten by people of African Descent

African food

Africa is the second largest continent in the world with 54 countries. Within each of these countries are different ethnic groups. Some countries have more than 200 ethnic groups. The culture, climate, food security, cost, and other factors in each region of Africa influence the choice of foods and methods of food preparation. Each region […]

Learn the different eating patterns

Different eating patterns

Several eating patterns have been shown to reduce the risk factors associated with diseases of the heart and blood vessels. However, there is still a lot of confusion about what a healthy diet is! There are currently many food fads out there but there is very little evidence to show that they prevent diseases of […]

The basics of healthy eating

The basics of healthy eating

There is a lot of buzz and confusion about healthy eating and which diet works or not. However, the basics of healthy eating in diabetes prevention involve the following key elements: Healthy eating entails combining different food groups in a manner that enables the body to get the nutrients it needs in a way that […]

Overcoming challenges to stay physically active 

Challenges that prevent physical activity

Do you have existing problems that may prevent you from starting and staying physically active? You may have existing health conditions that will prevent you from starting and maintaining a physical activity routine. Here are some of them. Let us know if you have any of these problems by completing this form. You will need […]

Starting a regular physical activity routine and maintaining it

Starting and staying physically active

There are different ways to start and stay physically active. You have to consider your routine and the types of activities you like. Different personas of women and what may work for them Different things work for different women based on their life stages and personal circumstances. Women play multiple roles daily that will affect […]

Benefits of physical activity

Physical activity or exercise has a lot of health benefits. We will discuss how these benefits work together to reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. 1.    Prevent or delay Type 2 Diabetes During exercise, the muscle cells contract and absorb blood sugar. This effect can continue after exercise for more than 24 hours. […]

How physical activity prevents Type 2 Diabetes

Women and physical activity

Combining physical activity with healthy eating and weight loss have been shown to lower the risk of developing type 2 diabetes risk by up to 58% in people with a high risk of developing type 2 diabetes. The preventive effect of physical activity is because of its effect on insulin and how it interacts with […]

Learn how to use the Viedial App to set your health goals

Viedial App

Step one Sign in to the Viedial App Step two  Go to the menu and click on “Set Your Goals”. Step three Enter how much weight you want to lose per week and click on “set”. Step four  The Viedial App will display how long it will take you to achieve your “ideal” weight. Click […]